What are you listening to (Music) II

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The local opera company has been rehearsing in the park behind our house. Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
Interesting. Lucia is a very demanding and challenging role for a soprano. Donizetti is famous for his mad scenes that require Lucia to display her full vocal range and control. Maria Callas gave Lucia somewhat of a rebirth in the 1950's with her performances. Incidentally she sang another Donizetti opera Anna Bolena in Dallas in 1957 which was recorded. It has an even more demanding mad scene.
 
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